Synonyms for translationtrænsˈleɪ ʃən, trænz-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. translation, interlingual rendition, rendering, version(noun)

    a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language

    edition, reading, translation, rendering, interpretation, rendition, variant, interpreting, variation, interlingual rendition, displacement, transformation, version, adaptation

  2. translation(noun)

    a uniform movement without rotation

    rendering, transformation, displacement, version, interlingual rendition

  3. transformation, translation(noun)

    the act of changing in form or shape or appearance

    transmutation, shift, translation, rendering, version, interlingual rendition, displacement, transformation

  4. translation(noun)

    (mathematics) a transformation in which the origin of the coordinate system is moved to another position but the direction of each axis remains the same

    rendering, transformation, displacement, version, interlingual rendition

  5. translation(noun)

    (genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm

    rendering, transformation, displacement, version, interlingual rendition

  6. translation(noun)

    rewording something in less technical terminology

    rendering, transformation, displacement, version, interlingual rendition

  7. translation, displacement(noun)

    the act of uniform movement

    supplanting, displacement reaction, shift, translation, rendering, deracination, interlingual rendition, displacement, transformation, version

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. translation

    A definition is exact, an explanation general; a definition is formal, a description pictorial. A definition must include all that belongs to the object defined, and exclude all that does not; a description may include only some general features; an explanation may simply throw light upon some point of special difficulty. An exposition undertakes to state more fully what is compactly given or only implied in the text; as, an exposition of Scripture. Interpretation is ordinarily from one language into another, or from the language of one period into that of another; it may also be a statement giving the doubtful or hidden meaning of that which is recondite or perplexing; as, the interpretation of a dream, a riddle, or of some difficult passage. Definition, explanation, exposition, and interpretation are ordinarily blended in a commentary, which may also include description. A comment is upon a single passage; a commentary may be the same, but is usually understood to be a volume of comments.

    comment, commentary, definition, description, explanation, exposition, interpretation, rendering

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. translation(n.)

    removal, transportation

  2. translation(n.)

    interpretation, rendering, construction

  3. translation(n.)


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